• Filiz Garip


The Impact of Migration and Remittances on Wealth Accumulation and Distribution in Rural Thailand. Filiz Garip, April 2014, Paper. "This article studies the impact of internal migration and remittance flows on wealth accumulation and distribution in 51 rural villages in Nang Rong, Thailand. Using data from 5,449 households, the study constructs indices of household productive and consumer assets with principal component analysis. The changes in these indices from 1994 to 2000 are modeled as a function of households’ prior migration and remittance behavior with ordinary least squares, matching, and instrumental variable methods..." May require purchase or user account. Link Verified October 12, 2014